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Breath a Little Easier

Pulmonology

Providing a comprehensive diagnosis and the highest-quality care for patients battling pulmonary function disease.

Pulmonology

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained pulmonologists and critical care physicians work together with your primary care provider to bring you back to your highest level of pulmonary heath. Our goal is to give you the individualized care tailored to meet you and your needs, working together to improve your function and treat diseases of the lung.  

We provide services to effectively treat many lung conditions, including COPD, asthma, chronic cough, cystic fibrosis and many other conditions. 

Leading Technology

Through the use of industry leading technology, diagnosing your condition and the severity of it has become less invasive and more accurate than ever.

Spirometry

A non-invasive test that shows how well your lungs are working. The test measures lung volume and lung capacity to help your doctor better diagnose your condition, whether its obstructive or restrictive, and determine the best method of treatment. 

Our spirometry test is done right in the comfort of the office. 

Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO)

The measurement of fractional exhaled nitric oxide is a non-invasive and simple way to gauge airflow inflammation, helping diagnose patients with asthma as well as measure how effective treatments have been. When airways are inflamed, elevated levels of nitric oxide are released.

FeNO testing, performed in-office, quickly and easily detects the level of Nitric Oxide. 

Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

EBUS is used to diagnose different lung disorders, including lung cancer. 

These ultrasounds are performed solely by a pulmonologist using flexible tubing with a microscopic camera at the end that is carefully guided through your mouth and into your windpipe and lungs. The device is able to take images of your lungs as well as close-by lymph nodes, giving your doctor the ability to take a closer look at your condition.  

 

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Expert Team. Extraordinary Care. Convenient Location.

Bristol Health pulmonary and critical care medicine includes a group of four, full-time, board-certified pulmonary physicians to care for patients. We work closely with Bristol Hospital and the pulmonary function laboratory and pulmonary rehab center to help evaluate lung function and provide rehabilitative care for patients so they can return to their daily activity level.

Find Us

  1. Bristol Health Medical Group Southington

    167 Main St

    Southington, CT 06489

  2. Medical Office Building

    25 Newell Road

    Bristol, CT 06010

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Benefits of Joint Replacement

Luckily, the “wearing out” of your knees and hips is not something all of us will experience. But for those who do suffer from severe arthritis in their joints, it can make what used to be even the simplest moves more difficult than expected. Over the course of time, the arthritis in the joint worsens. It can often result in debilitating pain that limits you from normal daily activities and erodes your quality of life.

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Help for long-term covid-19 effects is here

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Apr 27, 2021

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This might sound silly but having fun can be hard, especially when you are learning how to re-socialize after a year of practical isolation. It can be exciting because you are eager to spend time with people.

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How to enhance your nutrition and wellness in the workplace

Some people find it helpful to choose a day of the week when they are least busy and prepare meals. For example, you can cook chicken in bulk to be used as a topping for a salad or used in a sandwich.

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It's time to get fired up about healthy grilling

With summer in full swing, it’s the ideal time to get out of the kitchen and fire up the barbecue. There is nothing quite like the smell and taste of a grilled meal on a nice summer night.

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